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been turned the boat into swiss cheese. realize law enforcement, i'm sure as a group has an understanding that they would like to do everything they can like in any other situation. they would like to give this individual every opportunity to surrender. we need to talk to him. he has information we need. but there are rules of engagement that will suggest if your life is in danger, the life of somebody else do what you have to do. try to take him alive. don't put your life on the line to do it. >> boston p.d. car coming out. vehicles coming and going. we have seen this all night long. here are folks told a half hour before the gunshots it's okay to come out. folk in watertown who were following instructions all day and all day we have been seeing the kids looking at the grown-ups in their lives and the grown-ups were told don't come to the door unless you are certain it's law enforcement. we saw house-to-house searches taking place with law enforcement in military dress. automatic weapons drawn. came to the house. emptied the house of occupants and went in to search it. t
protecting the community. it gives you a feeling of unity. i can't remember the last time i have seen law enforcement cheered like this as they drive-thru with lights flashing. there is a helicopter flying overhead as well. the helicopter that played a big role in spotting the suspects. they are cheering the helicopter, the police cars. just an incredible night in watertown, brian. >> i'm sitting here thinking i have known a lot of cops. i grew up with a lot. i have done a lot of ride alongs on the night shift. if you have known a police officer and you have been with them it can sometimes feel like the most thankless job in the world. yet on their worst day ever to have their best reception ever on the job, nothing wrong with this in the world. this is awfully gratifying. they have done something extraordinary. >> reporter: exactly. in talking to the police officers, they really feel that. a police officer was lost at m.i.t. another officer was badly wounded. you know, they took hits along the way here. it could have been a lot worse. in talking to people in the community, law enforcemen
on how they are going to enforce the law. >> breaking news on the m.i.t. campus tonight, where a campus police officer has been shot and killed, there have been reports of numerous blasts or explosions at this point we don't know if these are controlled explosions of officers detonating an item or if they were true explosions. this is what we know at this hour, a police officer was answering a disturbance call when he was shot and killed. we understand it had something to do with a carjacking but that is not completely confirmed. since then, police officers have swarmed the campus and federal agents have been on the campus and homeland security is on the campus as well. there's an active search is, we believe there's one person in custody being questioned, but the nature of the questioning is unclear. we will keep a close eye on it for you. tnchlt . >> the mayor of west texas said that 30 to 40 people are believed to be dead. caused mass devastation. four city blocks leveled. 75 homes and an apartment complex. this part is very sad, firefighters responding to the fire prp actually caugh
and otherwise. as you know, law enforcement sources suggested at least two unexploded devices have been found. that's magic for investigators right now. notwithstanding forensic evidence, fingerprints, dna, hairs, fibers. they'll also see how the device was built. they'll be able to see what the components are. they'll be able to trace those components back. we're told that these are relatively unsophisticated low-order explosive devices. richard, that's something like if we think back to the olympic park bombing in 1996. >> right. >> those pipe bombs filled with black powder with shrapnel in or packed around them. that's the type of device. and realize in this case, where a bullet, let's say, for example, moves at about 1,000 feet a second. that low-order explosive, when it went off, it would still be pushing those bbs and ball bearings and other shrapnel at about. 000 foot a square second. so investigators are trying to gather all of that information up as well as looking at photographs, do interviews, surveillance cameras. they have a lot to do. but they have a lot to work with. >> so thos
on the capital grounds. patrolling visitors have been told, expect to see increased law enforcement presence as officials try to work out what happened in boston. there was a security shutdown around the white house. the metro, airports, extra police. a heavy presence after these bombings, explosions in boston. what is going on with the investigation? lawmakers are expected to find out today as the fbi, homeland security and others come to brief key lawmakers on the intelligence committee about what happened on that race. president obama got updates overnight while you were sleeping. this morning, he is expected to get more updates telling his aides to keep me posted and make sure the fbi has what they need. some things have been put off on capitol hill. the immigration bill that was to be rolled out will be introduced but not with all the fanfare as expected. other things may be put off. emancipation day, a parade, a big concert in d.c. local officials tell us, that is still on amid this heavy security presence. laura? >> tla >> thank you very much. they found themselves at the center of al
that law enforcement is still pursuing, the fbi and the atf, the state police and local police as well. there are a lot of questions that all of us have and that law enforcement have yet to answer for us including questions direct directly to the suspect, but there isn't any basis for concern about another imminent threat. >> let me ask you some particulars about the surviving suspect, dzhokhar tsarnaev, who is now in the hospital. appare apparently he has a wound to the throat. did he try to commit suicide? >> i don't know the answer to that. >> do you know when doctors are saying he might actually be able to communicate? is there a real question about whether he'll be able to speak? >> i don't know those answers, david. i do know that he is in serious condition, but he's stable. and there are investigators prepared to interview him when he's able to be interviewed. >> the question about him coming onto the radar of the fbi two years ago, he was interviewed, he was tracked at the request of the russians, according to federal officials. that's questions now, for you and authorities in
a lot of questions in my mind and, as i say, more 30 the point of law in the minds of law enforcement as well. those are the kinds of leads that still have to be pursued and run to ground. >> is there anything on the videotape that maybe the public hasn't seen about his reaction that was particularly telling that moved the investigation along? >> well, the videotape is not something i've seen. it's been described to me in my briefing, but it does seem to be pretty clear that this suspect took the backpack off, put it down, did not react when the first explosion went off, and then moved away from the backpack in time for the second explosion. so pretty clear about his involvement and pretty chilling, frankly, as it was described to me. >> governor, as a former constituent department official, do you have a view of whether he should be part of the criminal justice system, as someone who is tried in court, or should he be treated as a terrorist, as an enemy combatant? that debate is only beginning now here in washington. >> well, that's the attorney general's call, and i have to respect
the hail of gunfire. it's possible that the surviving brother was hit. i've talked to a couple law enforcement officials who say they found some blood in the area after he abandoned the car, which indicates, and there may be some in the car too, which indicates he may have been hit. his other brother was shot outside the car. he remained inside the car. >> please continue. >> so as for what's going on in boston, all throughout the day since the early morning hours, the fbi, the boston police, the authorities in massachusetts, the state police have been pursuing reports that they didn't act on their own and had accomplic accomplices. they look at these things and think they can knock it down and another one comes up. the best information i have right now is they have not, in all of this checking, uncovered any indication that there were more than two people involved in the marathon bombing. they are still looking at possibility that they might have had accomplices. they can't rule it out. that's what they are looking into. that's why we call it an investigation. but nothing that can
response team has been called in to investigate. law enforcement will be on the scene overnight continuing to sift through the rubble and the community hit by the explosion, hoping to find the victims. now, back to you. >>> okay, thank you, so much kevin. a bay area emergency responder tells us what made the fire in texas so dangerous was the chemical involved. the fire chief said that ammonia doesn't react well with water, which is what they used to try to put out the flames, when the two substances react, it causes the explosives. >> if you have the anhydrous, it will expand the vapor cloud. could that have prepared more problems that they were not aware of? >> there was a chemical explosion in east palo alto, nowhere near the scale of west texas, but the plant shut down when the explosion is happened. that spark caused the chemicals to explode as they were being transferred. >>> and the emotionally charged debate regarding guns is over. and the next issue, immigration reform which figures to be front and center on capitol hill in the coming weeks. sam brock looks at a claim from alabama
of watertown erupt into cheers, applauding the work of law enforcement. the white house releasing this photo of president obama in the oval office moments after tsarnaev was captured. it showed the president being briefed by the assistant to the president. mr. obama addressed the nation last night. praising law enforcement personnel and the city of boston for its resolve. this week, some 9,000 people from every law enforcement agency near and far descended upon boston to help catch the the two men who allegedly terrorized the city. the key was working together. coming up later in this newscast, we sit down with a bay area expert on s.w.a.t. communication to discuss what it takes to keep the country safe. life in boston and in watertown is returning to normal this morning. major sporting events including home games will be played today. both were postponed yesterday. closer to home, the giants are taking on the padres tonight. the officials are warning folks to give themselves plenty of extra time to get through security. today in the bay's monty francis has a look at what fans can expect at
was last monday and made it virtually a known just a week later. the entirety of the law enforcement that worked this case should be commended for their efforts. >> reporter: court documents contain new details about thursday night's car jacking. the fbi says surveillance pictures show dzhokhar and tamerlan tsarnaev at a gas station in cambridge where they drove with the owner of the suv they carjacked. one of them, investigators say, began the carjacking by pointing a gun at the driver and saying, "did you hear about the boston explosion? i did that." the carjacker showed the driver he had bullets in the gun and said, i'm serious. at the scene of the shootout in watertown where tamerlan tsarnaev was killed other explosives were also found. in an interview for "dateline nbc," the boston police commissioner said that's one reason he thinks the brothers planned other attacks. >> we had to step over unexploded devices they threw at the officers. i can only understand from that that they had other targets. they were going other places. >> reporter: both charges today carry the death pena
, and made it virtually unknown just a week later. and the entirety of the law enforcement that worked this case should be commended for their efforts. >> reporter: court documents also contain new details about thursday night's carjacking. the fbi says surveillance pictures show dzhokhar and tamerlan tsarnaev at a gas station in cambridge where they drove with the owner of the suv they carjacked. one of them, investigators say, began the carjacking by pointing a gun at the driver and saying, "did you hear about the boston explosion? i did that." the carjacker showed the driver that he had bullets in his gun according to the fbi and said, "i'm serious." at the scene of the shootout in watertown where tamerlan tsarnaev was killed, other explosive devices were also found. in an interview for "dateline" nbc, the boston police commissioner says that's one reason he thinks the brothers planned other attacks. >> we had to step over some unexploded devices that they threw at the officers. and i can only understand from that that they had other targets. they were going other places. >> that wa
for today in toronto. >> a prominent defense attorney fighting to keep her law license after admitting to smuggling out of jail a hit list for her client. lor lorna brown going before the state bar for an administrative trial. confessing to hiding a hand-written note in her legal papers after visiting him in 2010. that note contained a list of people whom bay allegedly wanted dead. he was convicted of ordering the murders of oakland journalist, chauncey bailey and two other men in 2007. brown could be disbarred for the offense. >>> a san francisco city attorney wants to know why dozens of mentally ill patients are being shipped to the bay area. published reports claiming the psychiatric hospital in las vegas bussed about 1500 discharged patients out of down over the past five years. they say at least 36 ended up in san francisco with nowhere to go and ended up in a homeless shelter our out in the streets. >> taking advantage of our most vulnerable putting them on a one-way ticket to know support. >> go to san francisco. they will take care of you. the san francisco department of public
you spend the day talking to your federal law enforcement sources across the country. >> we are hearing there was no active specific target in california that is receiving special attention but everyone stresses that all agencies remain on high alert status. one of the early keys is the fact that they did recover at least one device that did not detonate. that is key because they are skilled at reverse engineering these devices. we are told the sophistication will help determine the potential suspect or suspects. you can bet they are combing through every piece of video and video cameras in that area. federal agents are currently running down leads internationally and domestically and two sources said today is also tax day. we also confirmed there is no individual or individuals from the bay area currently being investigated for any connection to the boston bombing. and finally two sources say on attacks like this it is not uncommon to have what is called a spike in monitored chatter and communications. both sources said according to federal agents the federal agents did not
to give personal space. a proposed ordinance or law recommended by a city committee would create a buffer zone of 25 feet, right about here, saying protesters cannot cross this line. opponents say this violates their free speech rights and if approved, they will sue. on tuesday, you can find mother of four jamie glenn praying, not at church but here at the planned parenthood in san francisco where she says her group 40 days for life prays for women who are considering abortions and then tries to talk to them. >> maybe they need one last time to hear we'll provide for you financially, or help you find a job. that could be the key. >> reporter: but in two weeks it could be tougher to reach those women. it's likely the board of supervisors will pass an ordinance that creates a 25-foot zone between pro testitesterspr. right now 9 of 11 supports the measure. >> we think that protects access without intimidation but at the same time allowing for free speech. >> reporter: supervisor david campos said he's worked finding a solution with existing laws, the white zone and the eight-foot bubble zone
metropolitan area. only law enforcement, of course, is able to take to the skies in that area. we have what can only be described as an extraordinary situation in a major american city this morning. i want to turn to don berelli, a form fer special agent with the fbi, part of the joint terrorism task force, and has expertise and a security consultant. so much to talk to you about but i think you can't fathom a more dangerous situation for the officers who are responding here. >> absolutely. that was my first thought. it does not get much worse than this. you have somebody who has both weapons and explosives, and it appears they may have this person contained. appears, we don't know that for sure. but the concern, obviously, is could he be in a barricade situation, which is an extremely dangerous position for tactical officers and worse than that, could he take hostages and that's where the danger goes through the roof. this is the concern immediately as far as tactically what is happening on the ground there. then you have the added angle of possible accomplices. what's happening around the cit
on "today in the bay." some 9,000 people from every law enforcement agency near and far descended on boston to help catch the the two men who terrorized the city. coming up on "today in the bay," we sit down with an expert on s.w.a.t. emergency communication to discuss what it takes to keep the country safe from these types of attacks. this and all the morning's top stories coming up at 7:00 on "today in the bay. we'll have another local update for you in 30 minutes. for now, back to the "today" show. [ male announcer ] a car that can actually see like a human, using stereoscopic cameras. ♪ and even stop itself if it has to. ♪ the technology may be hard to imagine. but why you would want it... is not. the 2014 e-class. it doesn't just see the future. it is the future. >>> celebration in the streets of boston. relieved residents there thanking law enforcement officers for their bravery last night. cheering the "usa" after remaining boston bombing suspect was captured. it came after a dramatic end to these events. a hail of gunfire followed a day in which included an unprecedented lockdow
are asking the public to take it seriously as well. with this law enforcement by following those simple instructions. we've got every asset that we can possibly muster on the ground right now. they are doing a terrific job and working in concert with each other. we are going to need the public to help us help them stay safe. >> as i mentioned, this shootout took place rufftook place rough the fbi released the photos of those two men. there was a carjacking and police were on their trail shortly there after. to wrap it up, the one brother, the older one, he is dead. that suspect has been shot and killed by police as the younger brother, the 19-year-old is still at-large and police are very concerned about how armed and dangerous he is. that's why you have this shelter in place, which is effectively shutting down the boston metropolitan area. the transit areas in the agency are shut down. reporting live, bob redell, nbc bay area news. >>> we want to tell you our own terry mcqueeny is in watertown and we expect a live report from him in a moment. i want to check in with scott mcgrew this m
nor the press were allowed in and even the d.a.'s office is prohibited by law from talking about it. the family of audrie pott arrived for the detention hearing of the three suspects accused of sexually assaulting the 15-year-old. the hearing came one day after the pott family held a press conference to announce they filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the suspects in civil court. the suit claims that the boys drove audrie to suicide after sexually assaulting her and taking pictures and showed them around school. her mother pleaded for the teens to be tried as adults. >> sexual crimes are not juvenile. sexual assault is an adult crime. these boys distributed the pictures to humiliate and further bully my daughter. >> reporter: the family spokesman thanked the public for its support had little else to say. >> everything in there has to be confidential. >> reporter: the district attorney's office also declined comment on this case citing confidentiali confidentiality. however, the attorney did clarify there are some juvenile offenses that are open to the public by law. >> the publi
the law, there are legal concerns. >> it's when people's names start to be used and they say, oh, this person was it. and people start stating things that they don't really know as a fact. i mean, that's when we get into defamation. >> real world rules for an an n anonymous online community. >> the website says it does not support vigilante justice and people are innocent until proven guilty. reporting live in san francisco, jean ellie, nbc bay area news. >> thank you. >> another bay area company is involved in this investigation. it produces a battery now linked to powering those bombs. let's bring in terry mcsweeney with our continuing coverage of the investigation and the developments. >> more than 1,000 fbi agents are tracking possible leads tonight. after they discovered remnants of the two bombs, investigators revealed inside the bomb was a battery made by tenergy. >> horrified, appalled, appalled and shocked the batteries are largely for toys. cars and trucks, and to see it used in such a way is just horrifying. >> the company sells tens of thousands of these batteries na
on the individual, why he was allowed to travel abroad and yet there were no flags put on him overseas. >> law enforcement and intelligence agencies try to retrace the older brother's steps leading up to the bombing, all eyes are on boston where investigators hope they can get dzhokhar tsarnaev to talk soon. brian moore, nbc news, washington. >>> one of the runners in the boston marathon was one of the thousands at the lonn marathon paying tribute to the victims of the bombings. the nearly 40,000 runners stood in silence before the race. mark from seattle said today's race was a wonderful experience but last week's tragedy wasn't far from his mind. >> last monday my wife and i were about 200 yards from the finish at boston. and you know, the world fell apart in front of us. the second explosion is probably 100 yards, 100 meters ahead of us. it got very scary for a little while. >> reporter: organizers of the london marathon say they beefed up security for today's event but police say the city is safe and extra security was not in response to a specific direction. >>> new at 5:00, someone fired
tighten laws against gun trafficking. >>> meantime california democrats taking their first step toward moving a package of gun-controlled bills through the state senate. a ban on sale of any semi automatic rifle that uses detachable ammunition magazines. activists on both sides of the issue say the plan goes beyond bans in other states. >>> speaking of bans, california's ban on gay conversion therapy for minors is now up for debate in federal court this morning. the ninth sector court of appeals, hearing arguments on whether the law is constitutional. now the law prohibits parents from sending their homosexual children to what's being called reparative therapy. supporters of the ban say it's ineffective and psychologically damaging for children but opponents argue the state is interfering with private family relationships. the judge's ruling is not expected for several weeks. >>> 6:36. we are watch iing the weather a we give you a live look outside. san francisco, look at that sunrise across the bay area, making way for a gorgeous day as well. let's check the forecast now with meteorol
that person or persons to justice. and that's what law enforcement is focused on. the second thing, then, is to sort out how this could have happened. you know, we've had 116 years of incident-free marathons. and every year we have learned lessons from the one before. it's a terrible, terrible and bloody lesson we're having to learn this time. but i am also confident that we will learn what lessons there are to be learned, and next year's marathon will be bigger and better than ever. >> the governor of the commonwealth of massachusetts, deval patrick, thank you very much for being with us. we'll be back with more news from boston and elsewhere right after this. >>> we're back at the corner of the public garden here in boston. the next major marathon is this sunday in london. for that matter there's a major sporting event every day all year all around the world. and this raises questions about how to defend and secure those. tom costello is at the verizon center in washington where there's an nhl game tonight. the capitals playing the toronto maple leafs. tom, good evening. >> reporter: h
taking it to the innocent second amendment law abiding citizen. >> reporter: usually a vice president arrives to preside over a winning vote. biden was here to witness its defeat. >> the amendment is not agreed to. >> reporter: four democrats from red states with high gun ownership also voted no. in talking to those democrats who voted no, they say they had intense pressure from their home state constituents who did not want to see expanded background checks. also tonight, senators voted down an assault weapons ban and limits on high capacity ammunition. it is possible that democrats will simply shelve this legislation in order to try again some day down the line. brian? >> again, the president calling this round one. kelly o'donnell on the hill tonight after an eventful day there. kelly, thanks. >>> still ahead for us this evening, the unsettling development elsewhere in washington. who sent letters laced with ricin to the president and at least one u.s. senator? evacuations there today as memories of the anthrax attacks came rushing back. >>> later, making a difference. they are her
is the president of the association. >> because you're an elected official doesn't put you above the law. >> reporter: other unions are also demanding answers. the registered nurse's union says they intentionally violated the agreements. the building and construction trade writes it is wrong regarding the association. others talk about how it could impact the budget. >> it is very important how we get the contracts buttoned up and that nobody did something like that. >> reporter: rosen still stands by his decision, calling the 5% bonus cut unfair. >> that is not fair to p
tsarnaev treated as an enemy combatant under the laws of war. lester? >> michael isakoff, thank you. for more on the government's attempts to find out what motivated these suspects, we're joined by nbc's chief foreign affairs correspondent, andrea mitchell. in our washington bureau, andrea? >> good evening, lester. intelligence officials, the fbi, a global search for what motivated tamerlan tsarnaev's terrorism. was it chechnyan nationalism, at the white house today, the president met again in the situation room with his national security advisers. he was briefed by the fbi director and top counterterrorism officials and others for 0 minutes. an official tells us afterwards that so far, there is no evidence of foreign involvement, but they're looking. they also say they are getting good cooperation now from russia, with whom as you know the u.s. has had very rocky relations over the last few years. russia's president vladimir putin spoke with president obama last night and the two leaders are discussing the importance of working more closely together on counterterrorism in the futur
to the new rierms outlined in the proposed law. >>> starting today shoppers in san mateo county will have to remember to bring their own bags when they go to super markets. dozens of super markets will no longer give out plastic bags when you shop. if shoppers don't bring their own bag, they will be charged 10 cents for each paper one. some shoppers tell us they don't mind making the changes. >> i see lots of plastic bags fly away. i like this idea. >> but you have to remember to bring our your bag when you shop. >> i put in the car. >> reporter: good idea. several other stores will stop giving out plastic bags this summer. it plastic bags can still be used for produce, meet and prescriptions >>> zbreen is universal week. you'll notice the green peacock in the corner of your screen. >> some people marked the occasion by getting their hands a little dirty. volunteers turned out in force at the 3 1/2 acre land was converted from a junkyard to a farm. today it's a place with the community can grow and harvest their own vegetables an people can get in touch with nature. >> it's very optimisti
the peninsula this morning. traffic officers from law enforcement agencies hitting the streets in millbrae as part of the program also known as s.t.e.p. on the lookout for people talking on cell phones and texting while driving. they'll be paying attention to right of way, stop sign violations and, of course, speeding. >>> christina loren mentioned windy out there. expecting more of that today, christina? >> today is the day we can timely give the wind a break and timely, especially at the coastline with those 70-mile-per-hour gusts, frequent gusts overnight. we will see a really, really calm second half of the day. so, finally, a break from the wind. it's so strong out there, you want to watch out for debris in the highway. winds are pretty strong, right at the immediate coast. a sustained speed of 23 miles per hour to start the day in novato. high-profile vehicle, you could likely get knocked around this morning. second half of the day, especially the evening commute, we're talking much better conditions. temperatures this morning are chilly. not as cold as yesterday. we hit the 30s yest
as a potential terrorist. if it was a mistake or if the laws are insufficient or the fbi failed. we are at war with radical islamists and we need to up our gram. game. >> they interviewed him and found nothing significant. he spent six months in russia before returning to the states. >> investigators say they believe the older of the two suspects was not killed when he was shot by police but rather when his brother ran him over in a stolen car when escaping to a gun fight. they are asking to speak to the elder brother's wife. he leaves behind a wife and 3-year-old daughter. his widow, katherine russell tsarnaev did not talk to authorities when they visited the home where he was staying. he didn't act differently, they said, after the bombing. >>> hundreds of people gathered at the boston finish line to pay their respects to those killed and injured. the governor of massachusetts is asking people across the nation to observe a moment of silence at the time that first bomb went off. the one-minute silent tribute scheduled for 2:50 eastern, will be followed by the ringing of the bells in boston a
from the spring of 2012, months before her death. the district says we are precluded by law from divulging the specifics of any counciling session with parents and students. we can say the issue of bullying was not the subject covered in those conversations, end quote. audrie hanged herself over a week after pictures of her alleged sexual assault spread throughout her high school. the three 16-year-old boys were arrested last week. two were dropped from the high school football team. as to why they were not suspended or expelled. education i a fundamental right. participation in sports is a privilege. they had more latitude and discretion when limiting privileges as opposed to rights. they could not expel or suspend the boys because the alleged incident had not happened on school grounds. if you would like to read all four pages of the school's response, we posted it on our website, today, the pott family attorney will be answering questions about the new legal claim. >>> it is 6:58. let's get a check on what's happening on wall street. scott mcgrew is here to tel
cities will ban plastic bags. customers that don't bring their own can buy paper bags for a dime. the law affecting grocery, convenience stores and pharmacies and other shops but not restaurants. plastic bags still available for produce and meats and prescription medicine. >>> earth day, we are going to be enjoying it outside. solar power. we are going to get a nice taste from the coast. temperatures starting to climb up as early as 9:00 and 10:00 this morning. morning t-shirt weather what we are talking about around the bay area. look at san francisco, fog free. the flag not moving around much at all. light winds. a slight offshore breeze. dry air being pushed out to the coast and our temperatures this morning pretty mild when you consider this is the time of day when you see the coolest temperatures waking up to mid and upper 50s for most areas. 62 degrees in fairfield right now. not much of a sea breeze throughout the day until about 3:00, 4:00. the heating inland will cause the air to rise up and turn on the air-conditioning right around 3:00, 4:00 this afternoon. in the meantime, air
:03. a prominent defense attorney nighting to key her law license after being accused of smuggling a hit list out of jail. "today in the bay's" christie smith is live in san francisco with the punishment she now faces. >> reporter: lawyers for the state bar of california will argue here in san francisco today that attorney, lorna brown, should be disbarred for smuggling an alleged hit list out of an east bay jail on behalf of her client. having something like this happen is pretty rare. less than 1% of the state's attorneys were stripped of their licenses in 2011. according to the chauncey bailey project, attorney brown admitted she took notes from him while he was in jail. she said she thought they were love letters to a girlfriend or other notes intended for his mother. bay was a former leader of your black muslim bakery in oakland. he was convicted of ordering murders of three men. she said she passed the papers but it was a list against bay. no witnesses were harmed. brown agreed to a two-year suspension. that suspension was rejected by the supreme court of california. the new trial will dete
to law enforcement in the coming hours, days and weeks. >> if you see something, say something, and that's what they're counting on, but the investigation obviously is just beginning here, and so much now. >> much more ahead on "nbc nightly news". -- >> bring out the best in others, the ones they seek to harm. >> right, there's still discussion obviously whether this was international terrorism or domestic terrorism. do you have a feeling on that? >> i this i this is one of those things you have to wait to play out. often there is a claim of responsibility quickly which we haven't seen yet. that could mean nothing. they say in those bombs they had bebes and ball bearings and i guess they asked one of the terrorism experts. as lester just the fbi special agent in charge they're processing live digital evidence right now. that is a priority. why the officials who spoke at that press conference, already they received tips, they're getting an awful lot of feedback from the general public as to what may have happened behind us yesterday afternoon. lester, we arrived here in the early evening
, law enforcement officials are keeping a very close eye on the internet, specifically sites that show people how to make destructive devices. nbc's senior investigative correspondent lisa myers has that part of the story, good morning. >> matt, good morning to you. regardless of who committed this atrocity it's clear these days that anyone with a grievance and the will can learn how to become a terrorist simply by going online. now authorities are trying to use some of these sites to their advantage. the latest evidence bomb makers have taken their teachings to the web this online al qaeda publication posted last month, a guide to carrying out terror attacks including detailed illustrated recipes for pressure cooker bombs, the kind investigators say was used in boston. >> the internet has brought terrorism to the web. it's made it go viral. anybody can look online and find out how to make a bomb. it is a frightening development. >> a similar terrorist manual, how to make a bomb in the kitchen of your mom, was posted three years ago. prosecutors say it was used by this former muslim-am
say there's between 5 and 15 deaths. also three to five firefighters remain missing. one law enforcement official previously unaccounted for has been found. he is now in serious condition at a local hospital. back to you. >> gabe gutierrez in west, texas for us earlier this morning. earlier we spoke to derek hurt. he's the guy who reported the dramatic moment of the explosion. on the tape you can hear the panic in his daughter's voice as she screams, i can't hear, i can't hear. so i began by asking derek how everyone is doing this morning? >> good. her inner ear is a little sore, but other than that, we do have our full hearing back. >> you were driving in the area, you saw the flames initially. during they were coming from that fertilizer plant? or did you think they were coming from something else? >> we thought maybe it was the high school. we drove over to check it out and saw that it was the fertilizer plant burning. we were going to shoot a little video of it and get out of there. we just didn't make it out in time. >> can you give me an idea how close you were to the b
in consultation with mayor thomas menino, governor patrick. every single one of the law enforcement partners that were involved in this operation, we examined all of the facts, and came to the conclusion that at that point in time, at that juncture, we felt that either the suspects had fled the area or there was not enough specific information to keep the city in . . . . . . . our inquiry. >> but based on the fact that the government of russia contacted the united states, whether the fbi found something or not, do you think the boston police department should have been made aware of that situation, a guy like that living in your community? >> well, let me stress, matt, i >> let me stress, matt, i don't have specific information about the international conversations that were going on, but i can tell you we are looking at everything and that will be certainly part of the review. >> boston police commissioner ed davis. thank you very much. >> thank you, sir. >>> now here's savannah. >>> we are learning more about the suspects this morning as investigators dig in to their past for clues. today
of law enforcement, there is no reason to fear that this is any, at this hour, part of any wider plan. correct? >> that's right. people should view the precautions in washington, new york, san francisco, los angeles merely as precautions. this is exactly what the federal government and states and cities prepare for in the event of an attack. heightening basic preparedness, putting more police on the scene. that is not because they know something specific. it is because everyone wants to make sure that there is a show of force and should something else arise that they are in a good position to respond. but it is not the sign of a specific threat necessarily. >> michael leiter in our washington bureau. michael, thank you as always. >>> across town we go to the white house. chuck todd was standing in the briefing room when the president entered at about 6:10 tonight to give his remarks on what the white house was saying so far. chuck? >> i can tell you this. one of the things the president did not say is he did not call this terrorism. i can tell you from talking to sources this was disc
laws are insufficient or the fbi failed but we are at war with radical islamists and we need to up our game. >> at some point, they have nothing. you can't ask them to do something with nothing. >> in the meantime, the 19-year-old younger brother who survived is in a hospital in boston. he is being questioned by the high value detainee interrogation group. those questions and his answers for the first 48 hours without a miranda warning not admission i believe in court. prosecutors say they have plenty more evidence to convict him. laura? >>> thank you very much. the bombings resonating worldwide, not a tribute to here in the united states. the runners in london holding their own memorial. yesterday, 36,000 runners stood in silence for 30 seconds before the beginning of the race. that race was held under some extremely tight security. in fact, officials say police presence was increased by 40% over previous years. they point out that extra security was meant to reassure the public and was not a response to a specific threat. >> 5:44 this morning. relief crews are rushing food, water, an
of her mother-in-law's house? >> you knew that linda was frustrated about the living situation, and those are words that you have used, correct? >> yes, she was frustrated. >> she shared that frustration with you, didn't she? >> yes, she did. >> coffman seethed and side, appalled at what was being suggested. >> i'm like, dude, you're so far off base that i can't even answer your questions with anger. so i'm just going to answer your questions. >> but it wasn't just a motive, the defense said. wasn't it also clear that linda had survived whatever had happened to john? since she was the one handwriting experts had said had sent postcards to friends weeks later from paris. >> linda sohus is the writer of the two postcards that you examined? >> yes. >> that supports the theory that linda was alive after the death of john sohus. >> as for the testimony of sandra boss, tales that seemed to suggest their client was the most clever conman alive, well, why would so nimble a schemer commit such a crude murder, burying his victim's remains in plastic book bags from universities he'd attended? >> tha
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